Official Obituary of

Jerome Everett Griffin, Jr.

October 1, 1985 ~ August 21, 2023 (age 37) 37 Years Old

Jerome Griffin, Jr. Obituary

Jerome Evertte Griffin Jr., better known as Jay was born October 1st, 1985 to Debra Frye-Griffin and Jerome E. Griffin Sr.

Proceeding him in death, his Maternal Grandmother Ella Mae Sullivan & Fraternal Grandmother Donnette Lewis, Fraternal aunts, Angela and Valerie Griffin.

Jay gave his life to God at an early age. He was baptized at Amazing Grace, and always made sure to pop into Agape New Beginnings. Jerome attended Benjamin Banneker Elementary School, ME Person Elementary School, Central and Eisenhower Middle School, Washington High School and Donnelly College.

Jay was very loved by many. He never met a person that he didn't call friend. Even though Jay did not have children of his own, those who knew him knew that his niece and nephews was just like his own.

His smile was everything. People will always remember his contagious smile. 2019 he had his 1st ever episode where family and friends gathered in prayer. 42 days on the vent. One doctor stated to the family, "I don't know what kind of faith y'all have. . . but I want some." The determination and fight that Jay had something to believe in.

On Monday, August 21st, 2023, Jay took his last breath.

Jay leaves behind his Fraternal Grandfather Vincent Griffin, Mother Debra Frye-Griffin, Father Jerome (Tonya) Griffin Sr., sisters, Lila (Jermaine) Butts, Tameka Griffin-Williams, LaTasha (Eric) Coleman, Jalisa Griffin, nieces and nephews, Ta'Shawn Gordon, Di'Carlo Jackson, Brandon Williams, DiLayah Jackson, LaTaysha Slater, Joelia Slater, Remya Hervey, Eric Jerome Hervey, Javari Griffin, Ivy Hollingsworth, Jasmine (Jassani) Oliver, his God Children, Alaiza McCoy & Tyler Edwards, God siblings and a host of family and friends.

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September 2, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Agape New Beginnings Ministries
6322 Parallel Parkway
Kansas City, KS 66104

Funeral Service
September 2, 2023

10:00 AM
Agape New Beginnings Ministries
6322 Parallel Parkway
Kansas City, KS 66104


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